Re: How to setup LDAP

Did this change?  I thought that OID was "free" for database *naming*, i.e.
TNSNAMES.ORA replacement, but database *authentication* was when the
Advanced Security license kicked in.

I have written up a somewhat lengthy document on how to do a full manual
install of OID 10gR2 on AIX 5.3 (Linux and other Unix should be similar),
including screenshots, MetaLink references, and important hard-to-find
information like "where to find the &##$!@% software".  It's in a wiki
format, if anyone would care to publicly and freely host it (Dokuwiki, but
should easily convert to most other formats).

Rich

>> Our management has decided to have all authentication done through
>> (existing) LDAP. Please forgive my ignorance, but I do not have any idea
>> how
>> to set/test in test environment.
>>
>
> If it is just for database authentication, it's a simple entry in sqlnet.ora
> .
>
>
>> Most of search directs me to OID. I am not sure I need to use OID. Do we
>> need license to use LDAP?
>>
>
> You can use OID for database authentication without any extra licensing
> fees.
>
> See the Oracle Software Investment Guide for details.
>  (sorry, you'll have to google for that yourself)
>
>
> --
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist


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